Scott Jost earned an M.F.A. in Art from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is professor of art and art department chair teaching photography and design at Bridgewater College in Bridgewater, Virginia. Scott’s work explores interrelationships of people and land. He is author of two books of photography and oral history, Shenandoah Valley Apples (Columbia College Chicago Press, 2014) and Blacks Run: An American Stream (Center for American Places, 1999), and contributing photographer to The Great Valley Road of Virginia: Shenandoah Landscapes from Prehistory to the Present (University of Virginia Press, 2010). His newest book, Confluence: Rivers and Streams in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, which creates a portrait of the Chesapeake Bay’s entire 64,000 square mile watershed in panoramic photographs, is expected from George F. Thompson Publishing in Fall 2022. Scott Jost lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia.